Want to hear a story? There once was a band of orators founded by Katie Cooper, Chrysanthe Tenentes, Jason Fried and Audrey Evans. The group mesmerized poets and friends with tales at monthly salons called “The Shed” in Red Hook, until the days started to wane and temperatures dropped. Forced to leave their now frozen backyard, the […]
Superbowl XLVIII has the worst halftime show in the history of superbowls — the Chili Peppers? Bruno Mars? — and no one on the East Coast cares about either of the teams. That said, we’re always looking for an excuse to be gluttonous. Thankfully, there are plenty of sports bars in Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick […]
The winter Olympic games are just a couple weeks away and with all this fresh powder covering the streets, some of us are dying to shred. Luckily, there are a couple options right in the neighborhood. The Diamond in Greenpoint is organizing a trip this weekend to Plattekill in the Catskills. The lift ticket price […]
Here are some highlights: Go to Ramona when “your college boyfriend announces he’s gay” Café Grumpy is “where you can peck away at your literary masterpiece on your MacBook Pro while hoping to meet a hot divorced doctor with a brownstone.” Peter Pan donuts “when you realize you’ve married a jerk or to eat on […]
Via Gothamist: A couple of weeks ago SNL announced they had cast Sasheer Zamata as their first black female cast member in quite some time. Too long a time, really. She made her debut this past Saturday, but if you didn’t get enough of her on your screen, this below video will serve a more […]
113 Franklin St between Greenpoint Ave and Kent St Ramona is open for business. We can’t vouch for the cocktails but the bar — which was designed by the same people who did Paulie Gee’s, Donna, and Alameda is spacious and lovely. Eater has the lowdown and a few more pics: The owners of East […]
Death Metal extraordinaries Gorguts played a crushing 80min set at Greenpoint’s Saint Vitus Bar over the weekend. The Canadian/US band played their new album “Colored Sands” in full while ending the shindig on a time traveling note by playing their classics “Orphans of sickness”, “Inverted” and “Obscura”. Stream the full thing below.
L.A. powerhouse LetLive came through town last Wednesday, playing two shows at Saint Vitus. Here’s a little taste of the action, their song “Muther”.
From the Wall Street Journal: City Council Member Stephen Levin must decide by the council’s last session of the year Thursday whether to vote against a measure to allow two towers—one 30 stories, one 40 stories—at 77 Commercial St., instead of two 15-story buildings. The vote by Mr. Levin, who represents the area on the […]
From the “this is why we can’t have nice things in Greenpoint” file. Eat, the Meserole Ave joint that is most famous for the concept of silent Sunday dinners is, for one night only (we hope) adding what eating in utter quiet has always missed: YOGA. On Monday, December 16, Eat in Greenpoint will host a special dinner for […]